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2020-2021 UMA Catalog 
2020-2021 UMA Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Laboratory Technology, AS

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Delivery Area: Statewide

Admissions Requirements:

Applicants who do not meet these requirements may qualify for admissions by completing comparable course work at UMA and will be admitted into the Pre-Medical Laboratory Science track of the Liberal Studies program. Enrollment in the Pre-Medical Laboratory Science track does not guarantee admissions to the Associate of Science, Medical Laboratory Technology degree program.

Associate Degree Requirements:

  • Minimum 70 Credit Hours
  • Writing Intensive Course
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 15 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Major Residency Courses
  • Minimum G.P.A. in the MLT & Science Courses: 2.33

Program Major Requirements (35 Credit Hours):

All courses must be passed with a “C+” or better.

Students must complete the program in three years once they begin MLT courses.

Other Program Requirements (35 Credit Hours):

Complete one of the following Fine Arts or Humanities (3):

Writing Intensive Course Recommended

  • ARH xxx any Art History course
  • ART xxx any Art course
  • ASL 1xx/2xx any 100- or 200-level ASL course
  • DRA xxx any Drama course
  • 3 CR
  • 3 CR
  • ENG xxx any literature course (except ENG 100  ENG 101  ENG 210W  ENG 317W  or ENG 320W  )
  • FRE xxx any French course
  • HGH xxx any Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide course
  • HTY xxx any history course
  • HUM xxx any humanities course
  • MUS 1xx any 100-level MUS course
  • MUH xxx any MUH course
  • PHI xxx any philosophy course (except PHI 135 or PHI 335 )
  • SPA xxx any Spanish course
  • WGS xxx any Women and Gender Studies course

Complete one of the following Social Science electives (3):

  • ANT xxx any anthropology course
  • JUS xxx any justice studies course
  • ECO xxx any economics course
  • GEO xxx any geography course
  • POS xxx any political science course
  • PSY xxx any psychology course (PSY 100 - Introduction to Psychology  recommended) 
  • SOC xxx any sociology course
  • SSC xxx any social science course

General Education:

It is the intention of the University of Maine at Augusta that every degree graduate will be prepared to function in our society as an effective and informed citizen.  To this end, the faculty has designed a set of minimum expectations that students are expected to satisfy.  The aspirations are defined by core skills, competencies, and abilities as well as knowledge based learning experiences that are the grounds for the General Education Requirements.  To learn more, visit  www.uma.edu/academics/general-education/

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